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The Moorings, East London gets makeover for New Year

An East London community is getting a new look for the New Year thanks to £44K funding from housing association Riverside. Issues with security and dilapidation in this East London community have led to a refresh project including new gates, bin stores and landscape gardening. After a consultation with tenants, Riverside applied for Central Asset

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Care and Support rebrand

Riverside ECHG has updated its name to Riverside Care and Support. Our new name was officially unveiled at a launch event last month where Executive Director Léann Hearne declared “we now have a name that says what we do on the tin”. Léann joined Chief Executive Carol Matthews at King George’s supported housing scheme in

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Scheme garden competition winners announced

The customers of Grosvenor Gardens in Tameside were proud to be the winners of this year’s regional and national Care and Support garden competition. The garden includes a large seating area, herb garden, green house, and numerous beautiful plants and trees. In addition, the residents have built a summer house, as there is no communal

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Customers in Guildford take part in IT and cookery courses

Customers at Vaughan House and St Saviours in Guildford have been taking part in IT and cookery courses, organised by Surrey Adult Learning. Cooking on a Budget shows residents how to cook tasty meals and how to ‘buy smart’. Participants were each given a bagful of food each week, to the value of £3, and

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Colleagues recruit one million Dementia Friends

Riverside’s work with Alzheimer’s Society has helped recruit one million Dementia Friends, to generate a greater understanding of the condition. Our two-year fundraising partnership with the charity, which ended last year, not only raised almost £47,000 but also made staff more aware of the issues affecting people living with dementia, with many signing up to

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